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CSPAN
Sep 11, 2012 11:00pm EDT
j. bailey brett t. bailey tatyana bakalinskaya michael s. baksh sharon m. balkcom michael andrew bane katherine bantis and my uncle, all this punishes that my brother missed meeting by 10 days. even though i didn't get to meet him, i really feel like i know him because my family talks about him a lot. he was a happy, fun loving, caring, proud american. who loves sailing, and skiing just like i do. i think them every time i see 9/11. we miss you and love you always. >> and my uncle john list and my aunt, so the snp are so. gerard baptiste walter baran gerard a. barbara paul vincent barbaro james william barbella ivan kyrillos f. barbosa victor daniel barbosa colleen ann barkow matthew barnes melissa rose barnes sheila patricia barnes evan j. baron renee barrett-arjune arthur thaddeus barry diane g. barry maurice vincent barry scott d. bart carlton w. bartels guy barzvi inna b. basina alysia basmajian kenneth william basnicki stephen joseph bates. paul james battaglia walter david bauer, jr. marlyn capito bautista and my father. >> and my brother, james alder press. we would like t
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
's it was talked about, terrible:00 on the electoral conference. our room having conversations like that with lee atwater. 92-2012 democrats have won the popular vote in five out of six elections. in fact, you can look at this as as date era. all the things have changed from the first time when republicans become a bridge to the second when democrats have the chance. first is the changing composition of the electorate which you describe in 1984. sixty-five @booktv 8161% of the vote. 47 percent of college-educated and 12 percent minorities. since then it has doubled to 26%. the college will share has ticked up to 35%, and then on college wide share as come down to 49%. you are projecting it will slip even further. in fact going if you take reagan's share of the vote in 84 the electorate that existed, 5952. such as the one thing. the second thing is what i like to call the class in version, the democrats in the first decades after world war two did better among non cause and college whites. it ran butter among college than non college -- college in not college. in that began to change
CSPAN
Sep 13, 2012 11:00pm EDT
them? join a union. >> seven years ago your union joined with usc w., s. c. i i'll tell and restaurant workers to form a new labor federation called change to win. some people up flippantly called the change to win coming change to seiu were loose change. the labors and hotel workers are now back in the afl-cio. other than some modest organizing efforts come as a change to end a total flop? >> we don't think it's a flop. were very close to a large union, union as big as ours. the seiu is even bigger than ours. we have very close working relationships and what we found, the reason why we left the afl-cio. and nothing bad to say, but we wanted to emphasize more organizing because that is our core of what we want to do. and that we felt was better outside the afl-cio. i want everybody to know with regard to politics, with regard to social issues, that even though were in another federation covered the teamsters, seiu, work extremely close up our friends in the afl-cio. we know each other, we have respect for each other. we get it together and were very collegial. so basically w
CSPAN
Sep 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
of discoveries from the 1950's. that was the biggest thing i a counter. people don't spend time looking like merck -- minerals whether mobile phones, the amount of minerals, copper, with an day-to-day culprits is the enormous. it becomes more difficult to access those resources, even to go over more difficult terrain and through politically volunteered -- baller tile areas of the world. you can see from the diagram is where we last saw a mess of discoveries. that has plummeted is significantly. you do hear people say we have a massive discovery. one is the oilfield off of brazil. those will finance are not new. the one in brazil is my favorite because they found 100 billion barrels of oil and the price of foil when down but that will supply is under 2 miles of salt even today we cannot access it. it would cost over $500 billion. you can imagine how difficult it is. every year in numerous people die to access these resources. i find it shocking oil is only $100 per barrel. those that died show it is a very expensive and chairman jane business. here is a mineral resources. it will
CSPAN
Sep 20, 2012 11:00pm EDT
addresses, said s. corporations and others to pastor ordinary in cannes and are considered the so-called wealthy, i'm going to fight for every taxpayer. once again, your criticism is i'm not going to raise taxes and that's accurate. >> i would give you a brief moment. >> at what to be clear about senator brown has just said. he will disband the top 2% in top 3% so that they don't have to go back to the tax rates of the clinton years and he will hold the other 90% of families hostage. if there is not tax breaks for those at the top companies is no tax breaks for anyone. that would cost american families $2.1 trillion. we can't do that to hard-working middle-class, working class families. we can't do that for small businesses. >> i want to move on if i may. >> area briefly. >> professor warren's tax policies and reproach of the greatest threat to free enterprise. the nfib said tax policies to cut 700,000 jobs, 17,000 in massachusetts. independent groups within a support of of a file. i'm going to protect the hard-working men and women, job creators can the people the middle to make creatin
CSPAN
Sep 21, 2012 11:00pm EDT
planes to both sides. at the time, iran was still flying many f-4's a couple phantoms and on the other side we had advisors on the ground advising hussein. hussein was our ally and we sent money to hussein on a routine basis. there are some reports that say hussein grect drectly got money from our c.i.a. -- directly got money from our c.i.a. you can understand the confusion over there and you can understand even though iraq has been liberated and there is a democracy there that some of them still seem to hate us for some reason. you wonder why would they hate us if we freed them? because some of them still remember hussein and they fear there will be another hussein. one of the saddest stories that came up i think in the last week was a young soldier was killed in afghanistan. he was killed by the policeman the afghan policeman he was training. we've had over 50 deaths in afghanistan this year from friendly fire from our supposed allies. this one was particularly sad. this boy was to come home within a week or two. his brother was having a football game, was supposed to make his brothe
CSPAN
Sep 24, 2012 11:00pm EDT
set of s-sierra, those fighting and dying on the ground in syria and those who are little more religious commission may come a arab opposition and those that are more secular opposition. and then you have those calling for the overthrow of the regime and those that are still blind to negotiate with the regime. there's been an attempt by outside powers, all these different groups of rebel forces to try to find a coherent center that can bring everything together in a coordinated way against the regime that would also draw outside support more readily as well as those fence sitters in the syrian population who don't necessarily support bashar al-assad regime, they don't see any viable alternative yet. once there is an alternative, some may go to his deposition. >> host: so what do you make of that headline? is that a good movement then? >> guest: for the opposition again, there's been many attempts. most of them have failed. the problems of the insurgency as it is inherently decentralized and therefore fragmented. in order to succeed it has to be decentralized. it can initially b
CSPAN
Sep 19, 2012 11:00pm EDT
children in their 30's and 40's don't have to. the difference is is what they put their life on the line for was to ensure that the freedom and liberty and vibrancy of this country goes forward. and we're taking a little pocketknife to one of the legs of the three-legged stool with our actions and slowly nibbling the support of that leg. we're taking it away by our very action. mr. nelson: madam president, i'd like to respond to my friend. mr. coburn: if i could finish? we're going to say that the financial condition of the country doesn't matter. we're going to say that it doesn't matter if the $1 billion we're spending a year are already on veterans job training programs. it doesn't matter. we're going to say here's a year's program of jobs for 20,000 veterans and it's going to trump everything else. you know, you wouldn't have any objection from this senator if you actually really paid for this, one; if you didn't violate paygo, and you really did it in a way that oversighted the president's job training programs that we had, and you really did it the way that matches the integri
CSPAN
Sep 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >> next, jonathan sarna recounts general ulysses s. grant order in the civil war to expel the jewish population from the territory under his command. the order quickly rescinded by president abraham lincoln would travel grant in the years following the war and into his 1868 presidential campaign. this is a little under an hour. >> well, thank you for that remarkable introduction. i have to say that the subject of my lecture is an historic event, but actually once put my own academic career in jeopardy. in 1982 i was a young faculty member at the hebrew union college institute of religion in cincinnati and i was invited to deliver a talk before the two shins board of overseers. it's a new faculty member and i was determined to prove myself. and since 1982 coincided with a 120th anniversary of of ulysses s. grant's general orders number weapon, expelling will choose as a class from his words, i decided to take that infamous 1862 border as mesa check. grants order was the most notorious official at that anti-semitism in american history. it is the overtime that jews as a class ha
CSPAN
Sep 14, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >> historical one interesting trend to look at the 1960's, the so-called war on poverty in the united states. and when you look at this you can't -- it seems as though as a purchase is a population the country has made some gains of a year's. 22 percent of the population and poverty in 1959 before anti-poverty programs. 15% today. can you add some historical context? >> we are almost back where we were in the 60's when you look at the poverty rate. 15 percent. i'm looking farther back at 59. 22%. >> i see. when you look overall you do see that the rita think the thing to keep in mind of this report to fly here from a lot of people. there's still a lot of people in poverty even though historically gone down from 22 to 15%. 26 million people is still a significant number of people. the other thing is the idea of how we define poverty. this is the official poverty rate for this country. if you're a family of four that's about $23,000 to be considered in poverty. there's a lot of critics out there that say if your family of four and you have $24,000 they're hurting just as much even though you'r
CSPAN
Sep 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
same time as you are in the 1960's. watching walter cronkite. >> just to clarify, stuck talk-radio. >> i will try to make this as brief as i possibly can. one of the lost generation you just spoke about. thirty-two. i will be 34 this fall. i went out myself with my father , the editor in chief of the local newspaper and watched the missiles go up until challenger happened. the shuttle happening in my time was cancelled. i have an 8-year-old daughter who sings along with symphony of science with your voice and others talk about it. >> thank you. [applause] >> this series of creative youtube videos where it takes publicly available clips and put it into a beat. very creative. he's a popular. >> she sings along among other things. her favorite is a taste from earth, and she talks about killing herself. i want to say thank you to the other little girl who is exactly my daughter's age. >> update. >> coming back from that, there is a deep understanding as a physics major indicator of our connection to the universe. as much as i want to believe in life elsewhere, as a scientist of want to
CSPAN
Sep 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
error proven by the results since then. >> i think you're probably referring to the 5051c4's who do not have to disclose. it's important we keep the facts straight here. >> yeah, but with the citizens united presumed was that there would, in fact, be disclosure. they were wrong about that. >> no -- >> they did not understand how it operates in practice. >> they didn't make any factual presumptions one way or another, but noted that the law requires disclosure i bees corporations engages in expendtures, the only issue in front of the court. there's other entities making disclosures that are not corporations, super packs, they are packs, they need to disclose donors, and corporations are not given super packs. the c4 -- >> the value of secrecy is the question. >> yes. >> what's the value of secrecy with a million dollar contribution? >> what i understand the decision of the senate is that c4 organizations engaged in public policy don't need to disclose donors. they are the only ones that don't, and that's because the purpose is not involved in election communications. >> is that proven to
CSPAN
Sep 7, 2012 11:00pm EDT
program. book tv >> if you missed any of "in depth"'s commute can watch the entire interview with david pietrusza coming up in an hour at 12:00 eastern. >> next on booktv, said to account for competitions of a federal buzz about and chief justice charles evan hughes. the author reports the proposals are consistently challenged by the chief justice is unconstitutional. but when president roosevelt's reelection in 1936, he introduced legislation to restructure the supreme court but the purpose of packing the court with pro-nuke deal justices. it's about 45 minutes. >> good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. my name is john dunnigan, owner of piglet extort. thank you for being part of this event for james simon. james book so there are two great acclaim or what kind of nation the center holds him again and chief justice tawny were just terrific reads. his newest book is "fdr and chief justice hughes" and it's just been released by simon & schuster. i would like to introduce james asked simon. thank you. [applause] >> thank you, jack. it's always such a pleasure to be here. this is my f
CSPAN
Sep 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
assembly. [applause] 's been in the name of god, the compassionate the merciful, may peace and blessings be upon the greatness of -- he has chosen a companion and divine messengers. of the god hasten the emergence of your children. grant him good health and victory and make us his best companions and all those who attain to his reckless. mr. president excellencies and ladies and gentlemen i think the almighty god for having given me the chance to participate in speaking. we have gathered here to ponder and work together for building a better life for the entire human community and for our nation's. comments from iran. the glory and beauty, the land of knowledge, wisdom and morality. the cradle of philosophy and mysticism, the land of compassion and life, the land of scientists, philosophers, and writers. [inaudible] i represent a great and proud nation that is a founder of human civilization and an inheritor of respected universal values. i represent a conscious nation which is dedicated to the cause of freedom, peace and compassion, a nation that has experienced the agony and bitter tim
CSPAN
Sep 27, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. [laughter] >> how you spell that? >> s-u-c-k but we can impact the lives of 3 million students that we talk about today. but i do disagree it is money. that is not the issue. if you think it is the issue you're not listening. democracy perhaps been some less -- less money than turner's schools in york in once we opened we don't need a single baller of philanthropies to run our school. because my a ball is has not been on plan to pay. i can focus on running great schools. we don't have enough great leaders the grade level leaders of the pipeline of the caliber we need. that is the biggest barrier. let me give you one quick example. america spends $10,000 per pupil on average. that is a lot of money. of class a rose 25 kids spend one 1/4 million per year. where is it going? higher teacher and pay $75,000 and then another classroom and then to the dow thousand dollars then say we needed ministry did support like that but i get $13,500 off the cuff. where is the money going? higher-quality talent, more time, higher expectations expectations, julius coulter 97 percent attendance because kid
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